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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Blaxland

Code SSC11117 (SSC)
People 6,953
Male 3,439
Female 3,514
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 6,424
People born overseas 1,033
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21
Families 1,954
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,656
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,383
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,558
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blaxland % Australia %
Total 6,953 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,439 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,514 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,953 people were usually resident in Blaxland (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blaxland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 414 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 972 14.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,113 16.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,896 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 859 12.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 698 10.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.9% of people usually resident in Blaxland (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Blaxland % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,424 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,033 14.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Blaxland (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.9% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blaxland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,043 54.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 535 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 245 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,743 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blaxland (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blaxland % Australia %
Australia 5,687 81.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blaxland % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blaxland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blaxland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,317 60.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,170 30.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 127 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 88 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 151 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,576 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,853 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,853 people aged 15 years and over in Blaxland (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.1% worked full-time, 30.4% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 1,576 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blaxland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Blaxland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blaxland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 466 --
Family 1,594 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,383 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blaxland (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $548, the median family income was $1,594 and the median household income was $1,383.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Blaxland % Australia %
Couple family without children 645 33.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,026 52.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 267 13.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,954 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,954 families in Blaxland (State Suburbs): of these 33.0% were couple families without children, 52.5% were couple families with children, 13.7% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Blaxland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,481 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,656 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,481 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blaxland (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blaxland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,329 93.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62 2.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 84 3.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Blaxland (State Suburbs), 93.9% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blaxland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 951 38.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 988 39.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 461 18.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 2.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blaxland (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type Blaxland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 260 56.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 79 17.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 105 22.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 3.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blaxland (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blaxland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,558 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blaxland (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,558. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blaxland % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,918 77.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 456 18.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 64 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blaxland (State Suburbs), 77.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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